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Inside Pitch was there and files this following edition of Mets Minor League Notebook. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/1075055-mmln-dykstra-delivers-in-b-mets-loss 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/1075055-mmln-dykstra-delivers-in-b-mets-loss Thu, 26 May 2011 23:30:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout MMLN – B-Mets Slog Through Opener MANCHESTER, NH – The weather was cold on Tuesday night in New Hampshire, but the B-Mets were even colder. A raw night gave way to a rather forgettable performance by Binghamton in a 7-1 loss to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Just one run and three hits were posted on the B-Mets ledger. Nevertheless, Inside Pitch was there and files this latest edition of Mets Minor League Notebook. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/1072941-mmln-b-mets-slog-through-opener 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/1072941-mmln-b-mets-slog-through-opener Wed, 18 May 2011 05:50:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout #25: Eric Niesen Scouting Report Eric Niesen's 2010 season started on a high note, but then a fluke injury sidelined him early in the year and slowed down a promising season. Upon his return from injury, the left-hander battled prolonged command issues. However, they are not enough to deny Niesen a shot at New York. Check out his scouting report to find out why. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/1033778-25-eric-niesen-scouting-report 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/1033778-25-eric-niesen-scouting-report Sun, 09 Jan 2011 03:57:00 GMT 0 228 NY Mets mets Scout Niesen Showing Little Effect From Injury BINGHAMTON, NY - Eric Niesen was off to a good start in April before a bizarre injury literally struck him down and forced him to miss just over a month. Now Niesen is back and pitching just as well as he had before going on the disabled list. There are things he still needs to work on, but the left-hander is feeling confident now that he's healthy and back on the mound. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/980130-niesen-showing-little-effect-from-injury 2047 Justin Tasch http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/980130-niesen-showing-little-effect-from-injury Sat, 26 Jun 2010 03:08:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Pitching Coordinator Rick Waits Talks B-Mets There is a lot going on with the Binghamton Mets pitchers these days. Top prospects, reconstructions, projects and promotions. The two pitchers gaining the most attention, for various reasons are right-handers Eddie Kunz and Brad Holt. Inside Pitch caught up with Mets pitching coordinator Rick Waits for a quick Q&A to get his thoughts on Kunz, Holt, and a few others. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/972954-pitching-coordinator-rick-waits-talks-b-mets 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/972954-pitching-coordinator-rick-waits-talks-b-mets Thu, 27 May 2010 18:47:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Niesen Off and Running In the New Season BINGHAMTON, NY - Eric Niesen experienced a season of swings during 2009 season with St. Lucie and Binghamton. Now after a short stay in the Arizona Fall League and an invitation to big league camp, Niesen took the ball as the B-Mets Opening Day starter. Niesen spoke about those winter experiences and more with Inside Pitch during Binghamton's season-opening series. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/961280-niesen-off-and-running-in-the-new-season 2047 Justin Tasch http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/961280-niesen-off-and-running-in-the-new-season Sun, 11 Apr 2010 02:19:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Scouting Mets Prospect #17: Eric Niesen After a rocky second season in 2008, Eric Niesen wanted to bounce back in a big way. He returned to St. Lucie to begin the season, but eventually worked his way up to Binghamton. It is anticipated that Niesen will use his Double-A stint as a catapult for bigger things in 2010. What will help him do it? Check out his scouting report to find out. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/932516-scouting-mets-prospect-17-eric-niesen 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/932516-scouting-mets-prospect-17-eric-niesen Fri, 15 Jan 2010 03:44:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Top 50 Mets Prospects Here are the Top 50 Mets prospects. InsidePitchMagazine.com gives insight on each selection in our rankings, but will follow up with more in-depth individual scouting reports throughout the offseason, starting in descending order. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/917992-top-50-mets-prospects 2047 Staff http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/917992-top-50-mets-prospects Tue, 10 Nov 2009 05:10:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Week In Review Across the Farm In this edition of Week in Review, find out who swung the hot bats in St. Lucie. Who was dominant on the mound for Savannah? Who kept runs off the board in Brooklyn? Find out the answers to those questions and more… http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/893222-week-in-review-across-the-farm 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/893222-week-in-review-across-the-farm Sun, 30 Aug 2009 15:35:00 GMT 0 228 NY Mets mets Scout Inside Pitch Power Rankings With the first month of the season now in the past, players across the organization are hitting their strides. Find out who made the cut and who ranks at the top in the second edition of InsidePitchMagazine.com's Prospect Power Rankings. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/862837-inside-pitch-power-rankings 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/862837-inside-pitch-power-rankings Tue, 05 May 2009 20:07:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Week in Review Across the Farm It continues to be a rough season in Buffalo. The bats in Binghamton have yet to find a rhythm. St. Lucie is in the midst of a losing streak, but Savannah continues to play very good ball. The calendar will flip to May this upcoming week, but first, find out who stood out in this edition of Week in Review Across the Farm. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/860386-week-in-review-across-the-farm 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/860386-week-in-review-across-the-farm Sun, 26 Apr 2009 23:48:00 GMT 0 228 NY Mets mets Scout Carr Energized for New Season St. Lucie pitcher Nick Carr experienced a tough season in 2008, but dedicated his off-season and Spring Training to redefining and stabilizing his mechanics. Now the hard-throwing right-hander returns to St. Lucie where he is confident and ready that his second shot at the Florida State League will be vastly different from the first. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/857103-carr-energized-for-new-season 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/857103-carr-energized-for-new-season Thu, 16 Apr 2009 17:54:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Roster Outlook – Binghamton (Update) Last season, five prospects that spent the bulk of their seasons in Binghamton made their big league debuts. That number will be difficult to repeat but there remains plenty of interest surrounding the Mets Double-A club. Here is list of probable names that could suit up for the B-Mets in 2009. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/853024-roster-outlook-binghamton-update 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/853024-roster-outlook-binghamton-update Thu, 02 Apr 2009 19:59:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Top Ten Command Like the saying goes, the funny thing about control is that one never realizes how much they have until they have none at all. These ten pitchers do not often worry such as a predicament as they boast the best command in the system. The depths of their repertoires vary but they share this common tool that has brought each success in different roles. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/839925-top-ten-command 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/839925-top-ten-command Tue, 17 Feb 2009 14:25:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Scouting Mets Prospect #26: Eric Niesen In his second season, left-hander Eric Niesen added significant innings to his workload as a starter in St. Lucie but endured his share of tests as well. A reliever during his collegiate years, he continues to learn what it takes to remain a starter while making sure his repertoire is as deep as can be. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/820280-scouting-mets-prospect-26-eric-niesen 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/820280-scouting-mets-prospect-26-eric-niesen Tue, 16 Dec 2008 04:09:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Q&A with Rick Waits - Part II Here is Part Two of InsidePitchMagazine.com's Q&A session with Mets Pitching Coordinator Rick Waits. In this next group, Waits explains the strengths of Jenrry Mejia, why Dillon Gee's stock is rising, the continued steps Michael Antonini needs to take and much more. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/808332-q-a-with-rick-waits-part-ii 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/808332-q-a-with-rick-waits-part-ii Wed, 05 Nov 2008 04:21:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Niesen Better Prepared to Start St. Lucie left-hander Eric Niesen was given his first shot at being a full time starter in 2008 when the organization decided to slot him into the rotation. The early results were bumpy as Niesen endured a tough transition, but as the season went along he developed the tools necessary to execute and survive deeper into games. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/798320-niesen-better-prepared-to-start 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/798320-niesen-better-prepared-to-start Wed, 08 Oct 2008 01:46:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Week In Review Across the Farm In this edition of Week in Review, we take a look the surprising bat who shouldered the load in Binghamton. What pitcher looks to be turning a corner in St. Lucie? Who wowed in Brooklyn and who swung the big bat in Kingsport? Find out the answers those questions and more… http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/772886-week-in-review-across-the-farm 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/772886-week-in-review-across-the-farm Mon, 28 Jul 2008 13:18:00 GMT 0 228 NY Mets mets Scout Niesen Keeps Fighting St. Lucie left-hander Eric Niesen has endured a tough start to his second season and has not built the consistency he hoped for. But, no matter the problem, Niesen continues to push on and pitch his way through troubled times. He explained to Inside Pitch the exact measures he is taking to improve the quality of his game. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/756340-niesen-keeps-fighting 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/756340-niesen-keeps-fighting Wed, 21 May 2008 12:23:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout MMLN – Pitching and Defense Falter in Loss PORT ST. LUCIE – In the series finale against the Palm Beach, Claudio Vargas made a rehab start before handing the ball over to scratched starter Eric Niesen. After the 14-inning affair Sunday night, the club turned around for a 10:30 AM start time. The Mets' bats were sluggish until a late inning burst pulled the Mets closer before ultimately falling 9-5. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/751047-mmln-pitching-and-defense-falter-in-loss 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/751047-mmln-pitching-and-defense-falter-in-loss Tue, 29 Apr 2008 11:48:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Niesen Perfecting His Changeup The Mets' selected the 22-year-old southpaw in the third round of the 2007 draft and it did not take long for Eric Niesen to make his mark. With an improving repertoire and unique intelligence on the mound, Niesen was consistent through his rookie campaign and impressed those within the organization along the way. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/740645-niesen-perfecting-his-changeup 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/740645-niesen-perfecting-his-changeup Wed, 26 Mar 2008 12:03:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Eric Niesen with Brooklyn Cyclones 2007 Scout Top 50 Scouting Report: #15 LHP Eric Niesen The New York Mets selected the left-hander out of Wake Forest University in the 3rd round of the 2007 MLB Draft. He exudes a lot of confidence to go along with his stable, effective repertoire, and seems destined to move quickly through the system. Here is a scouting report on Brooklyn / St. Lucie pitcher Eric Niesen. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/709756-top-50-scouting-report-15-lhp-eric-niesen 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/709756-top-50-scouting-report-15-lhp-eric-niesen Tue, 11 Dec 2007 18:47:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Top 50 Scouting Report: #21 RHP Dylan Owen The New York Mets chose the former Division II National Pitcher of the Year in the 20th round of the 2007 MLB Draft. Owen was dynamite during his rookie season in Brooklyn, ranking near or atop many significant NY-Penn League pitching categories. Here is a scouting report on Brooklyn starter Dylan Owen. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/708140-top-50-scouting-report-21-rhp-dylan-owen 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/708140-top-50-scouting-report-21-rhp-dylan-owen Tue, 04 Dec 2007 13:29:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Top 50 Mets Prospects Here are the Top 50 Mets' prospects. InsidePitchMagazine.com gives a little insight on each selection in our rankings but will follow up more in-depth with individual scouting reports on each player throughout the off-season. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/696777-top-50-mets-prospects 2047 Staff http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/696777-top-50-mets-prospects Thu, 01 Nov 2007 13:30:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Carlos Gomez Spring Training 2006 Scout Niesen Working on His Changeup Although the Mets' third-round pick in this year's draft did not register a win during his rookie campaign, Eric Niesen showed the skills to be a legitimate weapon from the left-side. He concluded his season with a stay in the Instructional League where he worked on the finer details of his game. Inside Pitch caught up with Niesen to talk about his educational year. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/694495-niesen-working-on-his-changeup 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/694495-niesen-working-on-his-changeup Thu, 25 Oct 2007 12:07:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Eric Niesen with Brooklyn Cyclones 2007 Scout Niesen Looking for Consistency The third round pick has not transitioned as well into professional ball as his fellow draftees and rookies in Brooklyn. Niesen does have the attributes sought after in a left-hander, but still lacks proficiency in his pitches. That, he says, is something he hopes will have changed by the end of the season. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/668877-niesen-looking-for-consistency 2047 Lucky Ngamwajasat http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/668877-niesen-looking-for-consistency Sat, 25 Aug 2007 13:00:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Scout Gee Gets First Taste of Pro Ball Drafted in the 21st round of the 2007 MLB Draft, Gee resides on a rotation chock-full of rookies and veterans who all have a posted stellar numbers. After injuries to the rotation, Gee has stepped up and proved through each appearance that he deserves more time on the hill. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/662883-gee-gets-first-taste-of-pro-ball 2047 Patrick Hickey Jr. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/662883-gee-gets-first-taste-of-pro-ball Mon, 30 Jul 2007 13:19:00 GMT 0 228 NY Mets mets Scout Top Overall Pick Inks With Mets Tuesday was a landmark day for the Mets as they signed their top overall pick in the 2007 MLB Draft, reliever Eddie Kunz. After much deliberation and wait, the Mets got their man, and he will soon report to his first professional squad. Inside Pitch spoke with Kunz to get his thoughts on what lies ahead. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/661808-top-overall-pick-inks-with-mets 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/661808-top-overall-pick-inks-with-mets Thu, 26 Jul 2007 11:54:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Eddie Kunz with Oregon State 2007 Scout Q&A with Mets' 3rd Rd Pick Eric Niesen Drafted in the third round of the 2007 MLB Draft out of Wake Forest, LHP Eric Niesen sits down for a Q&A session. Find out about his stuff, if he plans on signing quickly and beginning his professional career, what he believes he needs to work on the most, who he would compare himself to at the big league level, and more. http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/650345-q-a-with-mets-3rd-rd-pick-eric-niesen 2047 Jon Star http://www.scout.com/mlb/mets/story/650345-q-a-with-mets-3rd-rd-pick-eric-niesen Sat, 09 Jun 2007 15:58:00 GMT 1 228 NY Mets mets Eric Niesen with Wake Forest University Scout